‘Do You Want to Hear My Joke?’ Betsy Bird’s FUNNY GIRL
Travis: Betsy Bird is funny. It only makes sense that she would want to help bring funny into the lives of young readers. Last spring I sat down with Bird at the Evanston, IL public library to talk about her all-female humor anthology Funny Girl.
In this episode Betsy shares how it all went down: from initial idea, through a surprise editor change, to her hopes for the book when it is out in the world.
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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